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Feb 14, 2011 6:00am EST
. president obama making his visit today. and he will talk about science and technology and we are connected all the time and we are looking for a connection and talk about the wind pushing 30 to 40 miles per hour that will help get us to the two degree guaranteed high of 57. now to work and out the door with kim brown. >> reporter: you can expect president obama's visit to expect traffic on the inner loop between 95 and harford road after 8:30 this morning. expect to see closures and detours posted because of the president's visit. plan your trip accordingly. looking live at cameras, no problems on 50 and 97. we have reports of some downed power lines up in reisterstown and we are working a pair of accidents in downtown baltimore. i will bring you up to speed about those in a few moments. now back to you. >>> president barack obama will discuss a three trillion proposed spending package for 2012 and this includes education and abc2 news sherrie johnson joins us live with what we are focusing on today. >> reporter: yes, we are standing by live here where in few momentse hours, president obam
Feb 15, 2011 6:00am EST
't be nearly as interesting for students in parkville today. how could it be? president obama visited the middle school yesterday e came with news that affects all of us. his budget plan for the coming year. he wants to caught trillion dollars over the next ten years. and he wants to freeze spending and raise tax for the wealthy. he wants to put limit on your deductions for paying mortgage and helping a charity. >> these investments i am convinced if we fulfill, and innovate and outeducate, as well as outhustle the rest of the word. jobs and industries of our time had take root in the united states. >> defense spending will be cut by 5% and the president would extend tax credits for college, expanding them to child care. >>> the president talked to 8th graders and headed to the science class. >> when the president came into our classroom, it was sort of unreal at first because it's the president of the united states. >> i told my parents about it, they said to make sure to get a picture with him. >> he was really paying attention and getting what we were doing. >> when he walked in he
Feb 25, 2011 6:00am EST
. >> it caused oil prices to surge some 20% during the past week. however, president obama says he thinks the markets can ride out the situation in libya. >>> rescuers are trying to save hundreds of people still trapped in the rubble after tuesday's earthquake in new zealand. the prime minister says the quake that hit christchurch left at least 103 people dead and that number most likely will rise. engineers and inspectors are on the scene as rescue crews continue to search buildings and going from house to house look for victims. about 2 -- looking for victims. about 200 people are still missing. >>> the first robot marathon started yesterday in japan. five competing robots will run 422 times around a indoor racetrack located at the asia pacific trade center. organizers there hope the future of the marathon will turn into an international competition similar to the scale of the robo cup in international robot competition taking place. >>> video from arkansas for you this morning. severe weather moved through little rock producing fierce lightning. that huge bolt striking the ground didn'
Feb 2, 2011 6:00am EST
for more of the same. karen traverse, abc news. >>> -- travers abc news. >> president obama says he spoke with egypt's president and that mubarak recognizes a change has to take place. obama said that he told mubarak that an order hi transition must be meaningful and peaceful and must begin now and must include opposition parties. obama spoke on tuesday evening not long after new bar he can announced he wouldn't seek reelection in september ending his 30-year reign. mubarak's announce men was not enough to satisfy protesters who want him out immediately. >>> 19-year-old sarah blake had dreams of studying abroad and seeing the world as much as she could. her first choice, egypt. who knew what she was going torun into? >> safe begin with her -- again with her family, and sherrieionson joins us with the story. >> reporter: 19-year-old sarah blake has always wanted to study abroad, and she got her chance by studying in egypt. with all the protests and unrest, her trip was cut very short. sarah was on a month-long trip to cairo and learning arabic, preparing for what she hopes to be a career w
Feb 24, 2011 6:00am EST
defines marriage as a man and one woman. president obama took a different stance and a giant step. he is being praised by gay rights groups. he ordered the justice department to fight against the 1996 defense of marriage act enaccused by president bill clinton. that bans the recognition of same sex marriage. attorney general holder says the president decided the advation can't keep depending the act. the president is grappling with his personal view of gay marriage but always personally been opposed to the defense of the marriage act as unnecessary as well as unfair. >>> sad story. a 60-year-old man was finishing up his school bus run yesterday morning when he was backing the bus into his driveway. while backing up, his 84-year- old mother walked behind the bus and she was hit. she was flown to shock trauma where she later died from her injuries. state police say this one is still under investigation. >>> hagerstown fire officials say a 6-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire that sent his grandparents to the hospital. hem and richard stall were taken to the hospital afte
Feb 17, 2011 6:00am EST
report with president obama meeting with the group of top technology executives. it will focus on promoting american invasion and job growth. among the executives mark zuckerberg and apple chief executive steven jobs. the federal reserve is raising the outlook for economic growth this year. but minutes from the meeting last month, show the central bank expects the unemployment rate to whoever around 9% this year. more than a dozen banks including bank of america and jp morgan chase are facing fines for deficiency how they handle for foreclosure. they could be forced to change how they operate. banks could learn about the punishment within days. and finding cheap airfare will be a challenge. fares could rise as much as 250 dollars round trip because airlines are not yet discounting the summer fees. that's money scope report, i am vinita nair. >>> it's ten minutes after 6. it tellsous about customers who feel like they have been locked off by joe horton. >> there's a new twist. turns out we caught joe horton overcharging customers locked out of the homes and cars and he is even b
Feb 28, 2011 6:00am EST
are supporting wisconsin union workers. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> thanks. >>> with president obama and republican in congress they are head tore a showdown over spending and both sides hope to avoid a government shutdown. this morning a fact check on what it could mean for you coming down the pike. now the mail will be delivered for you. that will continue as always. soldiers will still be sad and the faa will direct air traffic and you can file tax and refunds may be delayed a bit. also, social security and veteran's benefits will go out though new claims may lag. we have heard about that for many weeks. so-called nonessential federal workers will not be paid. they will certainly be given back pay for congress when the showdown ends. congressmen will get paid because they are considered essential personnel. >>> three minutes after six right now. before 1995, there were 15 government shutdown that is caused serious frustrations for government workers acord together congressional reer is -- according to the congressional research service report cads says the first one led to the fur
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